Volunteering Opportunity in “Let’s live Europe in rural areas of France” in Le Mans, France

Project description:

This project will involve 6 volunteers from 6 European Union countries. Each one of them will volunteer in one of the 6 local training centres for teenagers from the surroundings of Le Mans, in the department of Sarthe in France. The local training centres are called: the “Maisons Familiales Rurales” or MFR (literary translated as the “rural family houses”). The volunteer will work in one of the 6 MFRs. Each MFR hosts young pupils, who have difficulties with the French traditional school system and who are looking for a new way of learning. The MFRs are all located in Sarthe and each MFR is located in a different village.

Activities description:

The volunteer will work full time with the team of the MFR from Monday to Friday, on a 30-hour weekly basis.

The volunteer will be involved in the various activities of the school. It is expected to:

  1. Raise European culture awareness.
  2. Develop educational and pedagogical activities.


will have the opportunity to:

  1. use and improve their own abilities
  2.  develop their sense of initiative
  3.  gain new skills and knowledge


  1. be willing to work with teenagers
  2. use non-formal learning’s methods
  3. have a driving license

Accommodation and Monthly Allowance:

The volunteer will be accommodated in Le Mans, with the other 5 volunteers taking part in this project. Each volunteer will have his own room, kitchen, bathroom and garden are shared. The house is fully furnished. Accommodation and transportation fees are under the responsibility of the hosting organisation. A monthly allowance of 330 euros will be given to the volunteer every month to cover food expenses, as well as pocket money.


  • 7/9/2021-end of July 2022

Deadline: 23rd of April

Please carefully read the Info pack before applying.

How to Apply:  Complete the application form & send it with a nice video and CV to evs@yeu-cyprus.org

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